Intermediate Chinese: Everyday Contexts
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- conduct conversation in a manner appropriate to the customs of Chinese speaking communities
- comprehend short articles written in simplified scripts on the contemporary Chinese society
- write compositions on a variety of everyday topics in Chinese
- apply appropriate social manners and etiquette in various communication contexts
- Talking about weather
- Dining experience
- Asking directions
- Birthday party
- Seeing a doctor
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
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This subject develops students' communicative competence in the Chinese language over a wider range of real-life situations. Conversation, readings, discussions and report writing will be conducted on topics in relation to the contemporary Chinese society and culture. The cultural significance of language usage will be examined, together with systematic discussion of appropriate manners and social etiquette to enable effective communication.
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- Recorded Presentation (35%)
- Language practice (40%)
- eTest (25%)
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